Mar 16, 2020

TEACHER TIP Rewind - DEBATE: Should College Students Have Credit Cards?

This is a repeat Teacher Tip video, but a good one if you are teaching online over the next few weeks. In the activity DEBATE: Should College Students Have Credit Cards? students conduct research on the pros and cons of credit usage and also learn how to effectively form a debate. Amanda Volz provides some tips and a variety of implementation ideas for how you can use this activity in your classroom including using Flipgrid as a way for students to present their research. 

For all of NGPF's Types of Credit resources, visit the TYPES OF CREDIT unit page!

About the Author

Amanda Volz

Amanda joins the NGPF Team with over 20 years of experience teaching personal finance. During that time, she led her students to hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships, won multiple awards, and most importantly, impacted the financial lives of thousands of high school students. Amanda prides herself on being an educational leader and is constantly looking for innovative ways to make the classroom relevant, rigorous, and fun. She is a passionate advocate for financial education and has been a long-time member of the NGPF community. Fun fact - Amanda was NGPF’s first teacher account! When Amanda isn’t working, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband and two children.

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